Tuesday, March 30, 2010

CSIR Programme on "Technology Led Entrepreneurship"

Seventh Programme on "Technology Led Entrepreneurship"

Organized by: Human Resource Development Group, CSIR

Venue: Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, (IICT) Hyderabad

Dates: June 01 - 22, 2010

The objective of this programme is to inculcate the spirit of technological entrepreneurship amongst our Research Scholars to enable them to learn how to take knowledge based innovations through to a commercial outcome. The skills learned during the programme would help the scholars to enhance their expertise in technology commercialization and business development.

The programme also seeks to kindle the sprit of 'intrapreneurship' (Corporate Entrepreneurship) in the participants, through which they can take on entrepreneurial roles in large organizations in the course of their employment subsequent to completion of their doctoral programme.

Eligibility criteria for participants
  • Research Scholars [JRF, SRF, RA from Science & Engineering Stream] availing fellowships of any central agency [CSIR, UGC, ICMR, ICAR, DAE, DRDO, DST, DBT] in universities and R & D organizations and having at least one year of research experience are eligible to apply for this programme.
  • GATE qualified M.Tech students, Project Assistants registered for Ph.D and Research Scholars working in externally funded project in CSIR Labs and having a minimum of one year of research experience are also eligible.

Last Date
Application and Recommendation forms complete in all respect must reach to us on or before April 25, 2010.

Important topics to be covered during the Programme:
  • Technological Entrepreneurship: Key conceptual framework and Case studies
  • Preparation of Business Plans
  • Corporate entrepreneurship: Innovating in large organizations
  • Finance & Accounts
  • Going to market for technology and products
  • Company Law and Commercial Knowledge for technological ventures
  • Communication skills
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Thinking Strategically in technological ventures
  • Motivation, team building, creativity and leadership
  • Decision Analysis and Resource Management
  • Economic Environment
  • Technology-driven business opportunities
  • Technology assessment and licensing
  • Positioning of latest R&D technologies in the market
  • Major hurdles / barriers in technology-driven ventures and their solutions
  • Business plan presentations

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